Lodging in West Virginia

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West Virginia has long been known for hospitality. Before the age of motels and motor vehicles, guests were welcomed at inns, cabins, and hotels that clustered around healing springs and sheltered in cool mountain coves.  Wherever you go in West Virginia, you’ll find warm, welcoming folk who are ready to host guests and share their renowned Appalachian approach to conviviality.

Lodging in West Virginia is most frequently found in and near its largest cities, in resort areas, and along its major highways. Our list of hotels and motels in more than 350 communities includes lodging near casinos and universities as well.

Cabins and lodges accommodate guests throughout West Virginia but are most frequently found near state parks and vacation destinations. Fishing cabins along its rivers and hunting cabins among its forests are as popular as romantic winter and summer lodging alternatives.

Country Inns and bed-and-breakfasts are popular throughout most of rural West Virginia and are most common in communities near its resorts, national parks, and vacation areas. Bed-and breakfast lodging is also common in large and small towns with historical districts.

Camping in West Virginia is a popular pastime and form of primitive lodging in all but the coldest months. State parks and national parks and forests in West Virginia are renown for providing exemplary campgrounds, and private campgrounds rate among the best in the U.S.

Specialty Lodging

Some of best lodging in West Virginia can’t be classified under ordinary terms. Neither inn nor cabin nor cottage nor hotel, these specialty lodging venues may be found throughout West Virginia, in both forests and small towns and cities.


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West Virginia Lodging News

An Airbnb room awaits guests in Morgantown, West Virginia. Photo courtesy Airbnb.com.

Airbnbs earned record $21k during WVU commencement

Airbnb.com officials say hosts in Morgantown, West Virginia, earned more than $21,000 while welcoming 230 guests to the city during the West Virginia University...
A suspended bridge leads to the Holly Rock Treehouse.

Second treehouse opens for guests near New River Gorge

Seventy-eight percent of West Virginia is forested. That makes it the third most forested state in the U.S. and, some might say, ideally suited...
Retro signage decorates The Billy Motel and Bar in Davis, West Virginia.

Tucker County welcomes retro, artsy The Billy Motel & Bar

Eight years have gone by since Joy Malinowski established the Cooper House Bed & Cocktail in historic Thomas, West Virginia. Those of us in...
Cozy School Bus Conversion at Shepherdstown, West Virginia.

AirBnB to support furloughed federal employees in W.Va.

Airbnb today announced a new program designed to support federal employees in West Virginia who host guests during the U.S. government shutdown. Lodging-organization spokesman Ben...
The Barn Loft in Fayetteville, WV

West Virginia Airbnb hosts earned $10 million in 2018

Airbnb.com announced today that its West Virginia host community earned a combined $10 million in supplemental income while welcoming approximately 90,000 guests in 2018. "This...

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